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Overview (2)

Born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Anupam Kher was born on March 7, 1955 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) and The Big Sick (2017).

Spouse (1)

Kirron Kher (? - ?) ( 1 child)

Trivia (23)

Was the Chair of Central Board of Film Certification in India.
Elder brother of Raju Kher.
Has played the father to Parminder Nagra twice. First in Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and again in ER (1994).
Has one son, Sikander Kher, who is also an actor.
After attending the National School of Drama, he started his career in theater.
In 1994 launched his own entertainment company.
Awarded the "Special National Jury Award" and the "Actor of the Decade Award" (Millennium Honours) among others, but he also holds the record as the only actor in the industry to have won eight consecutive Filmfare awards.
One of the founding members of People for Animals.
Son of Pushkarnath Kher.
Anupam Kher too struggled a lot and sometimes did not have money to even eat food. He would use his light complexion, baldness and ability to imitate and mimic people, specially foreigners. He would go to eating joints, speak like a foreigner, taste things to full belly and leave. And he says that people really mistook him for some foreigner and never asked for money.
Inlaws are actor Thakhar Singh Sandhu and Diljit Thakhar Sandhu. They appeared in the film Mummyji.
Uncle to actress Vrinda Kher ( Raju Kher's daughter).
First wife's name was Madhumalati (Madhu Malati). She remarried to theatre actor, movie director Ranjit Kapoor(Brother of actor Annu Kapoor).From this marriage they had a son named Misha Kapoor. Ranjeet was previously married with 3 kids. From his first marriage he had actress Grusha Kapoor and two sons named Ishan and Insha.Ranjit and Madhumalati have since been divorced. Madhumalti is a actress and debuted in Adharshila. She is now known as Madhumalti Kapoor and is a actress in movies and TV.
Starred in the shelved movie Sarathi Chitra's "Agnee Daor"(1996)Starring Ravi Behl,Indrani Banerjee,Kiran Kumar,Anupam Kher,Ishrat Ali,Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Music by Kalyanji Anandji, Directed by D.R. Kaushal.Reels:10.
Starred in the shelved movie,C.R.S.Productions "Aabroo" (1995) Starring Rishikesh,Rajeshwari,Biswajeet, Anupam Kher,Monica Mehra,Amit Chaddha,Ranjeet, Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal, Directed by Harish Bhonsle, Reels:8.
Dubbed for Poonam Dhillon's dad's character in the film Naam.
Starred in the shelved film Popular Entertainment Network "KHAJURAHO 950 AD" (2000) Starring Anupam Kher,Divya Dutta,Sudhanshu Pandey A.K. Hangal, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Kitu Gidwani, Mukesh Tiwari, Mona Ambegaonkar, Meghna Kothari,Rajpal Yadav,Kashmira Shah, Shama Sikandar,Direction: Dr. Chandra Prakash Dwivedi.
Starred in the shelved film "Saancha - The Mould " (2010) Starring Anupam Kher, Vijay Raaz, Mukesh Tiwari, Raghuveer Yadav, Vaishnavi,Sudha Chandran, Archana Gupta, Sona Mani, Amin Ghazi, Produced by Vivek Dixit,Reena Pasi,Directed by Alok Dixit.
Anupam Kher's face has been used as "Californiia Crook", the YouTube prank caller. Most of these prank videos have gone viral on YouTube. All videos use a picture of Anupam Kher portraying the fictional prank call caller "California Crook".
Starred in Ajay Goel's shelved movie Zinda Ya Murda (1985).
Nephew Pranit Kher is a assistant director. Pranit is Raju Kher's son.
Starred in the shelved film Yaadien.(1985). Starring Karan Shah,Neelam,Anupam Kher,Produced by Amarjeet,Directed by Ramesh Behl.
Was planning to turn director with a English film titled "The Return". This was in 2003. It was about a father and son. The plan was to shoot the film abroad with all American actors and 2 Indian actors.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on the establishment of a new London training program, "Actor Prepares"] I am trying to kill off a certain style of clichéd Bollywood acting. It's already dying, so it is the right time to do this international school.

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